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Legislative/State Council Representation

Muslim Members of the Legislative/State Councils 1889-1968

Council Member Name

Start of Membership

End of Membership

Elected or Nominated

Hon. Muhammad Cassim Abdul Rahman

(Muslim Family #108)

1889

1899

Nominated

Hon. Ahmadu Lebbe Muhammad Sheriff

1899

1900

Nominated

Hon. Wapchi Marikar Abdul Rahman

(Muslim Family #50)

1900

1935

Nominated

Hon. Noordeen Hajiar Muhammad Abdul Cader (Muslim Family #80)

1915

1931

Elected

Hon. S.R. Muhammad Sultan

1924

1927

Nominated

Hon. M.T. Akbar

(Muslim Family #197)

1924

1927

Nominated to the Legislative Council

Hon. Tuan Branudeen Jayah

(Muslim Family #110)

1924

1927

Nominated to the Legislative Council

Sir Muhammad Macan-Markar

(Muslim Family #13,93,97,98)

1924

1936

Elected to Legislative Council & Nominated to State Council

Hon. H.K. Saldin

1931

1933

Nominated to the State Council

Sir Razik Fareed Abdul Rahman

(Muslim Family #50)

1935

1968

Nominated to State Council & Elected to Parliament